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Real Estate Agents' Tips for First-time Buyers

The <b>Movoto</b> blog surveyed a whole bunch of real estate agents for their best tips for first time home buyers. These range from <b>setting expectations</b>, to considering whether it's better to rent or own (guess what the real estate agents advise?), how to choose an agent, why an agent is beneficial, the</b> …

Tech-Savvy GenX is Dominating the Real Estate Market

The National Association of Realtors has new data showing that <b>Generation X makes up the largest group of recent home buyers, edging out Generation Y and younger by 3%</b>. Combined, GenX's 31% and GenY's 28% puts the under-47 population in the clear majority when it comes to purchasing homes.<p>These …

Top 3 Reasons Real Estate Deals Fall Apart For A Seller

Selling your house is a daunting task at best with all of the preparations you need to take, not to mention the inconveniences of showing your home. If you’re fortunate enough to go under contract with a buyer, you definitely want the deal to stick. But a growing number of real estate transactions …

Webinar: Want to make social selling work for you? Learn how!

If you’ve always wondered how to make your efforts to build relationships on social media pay off in terms of sales, here’s how: Listen to Zig Ziglar.<p>…

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What Realtors Need to Know About Photography Now in Four Languages

I just heard from Leonid Mutti today. He has finish translating the free What Realtors Need to Know About Photography (the white link on the left …

Top 3 Reasons Real Estate Deals Fall Apart For A Buyer

Real estate transactions can be quite cumbersome – they are riddled with legal content and require a lot of documentation – so you can imagine that there are plenty of areas where something could go wrong. It is estimated that nearly one-third of all real estate contracts never make it to the …

6 Things Real Estate Agents Wish You Knew

Real estate agents see it all.<p>From the unmade beds to the overstuffed garages to the "What were they thinking?" decor. Over the years, they learn a …

[video] Trulia, Zillow Offer, Good News, Bad News for 2014 Housing

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Housing experts are starting to publish their forecasts for 2014 and the outlook is mixed.<p>Online real estate company <b>Trulia</b> …

Move-in-ready homes are the latest fad in high-end housing

When Elton John sold his pair of West Hollywood condominiums last year, the buyer got more than four walls and the title.<p>The units came with the singer's designer furnishings, knickknacks and tableware — even his snake-skin-covered bed frame.<p>Now, one of the condos is back on the market at $3.995 …

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This is the year to sell your home

Patience seems to have paid off for those who’ve postponed putting their homes on the market until this year, real estate analysts say. They stand to …

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Whether you want to repurpose your existing garage, or just make more room in your off-street parking area, you can safely stow your car underground …

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FORTUNE — Not so long ago, conventional wisdom among neuroscientists held that the human brain was doomed to deteriorate with the passage of time, and there wasn’t much anyone could do about it.<p>Instead, a raft of recent studies, aided by brain-imaging technology, all point to a much different …

5 Ways to Turn Customer Leads Into Cash (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Building and maintaining customer relationships is a vital part of growing your business, but it's easy to let it fall by the wayside amid the daily grind. Take advantage of the summer slowdown to improve your approach to generating …

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Homeowners Insurance | What a Standard Policy Covers - Consumer Reports New

<b>Liability outside your home.</b> Did you accidentally injure somebody away from your home? Did your dog bite someone or damage another person's property? …

Experts Predict 2014 Housing Market

<b>1. Inventory Should Gradually Stabilize and Return to Traditional Seasonal Levels</b><p>The beginning of 2013 could be characterized as the "year of low …

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Build the Perfect Home Office

5 proven tips to maximize your productivity<p>You hear a lot about work-life balance. But for guys who spend their 9-to-5 at home, work-life <i>boundaries</i> may be just as important, indicates a new study from the U.K.<p>If you live and work in the same place, it’s easy for your family or private matters to …

Radon Action Month | Radon Test Reviews - Consumer Reports News

About one in 15 U.S. homes contain radon—a colorless, odorless radioactive gas that’s linked to 21,000 lung cancer deaths each year. And because …